Penninghame, parish

Grid reference

NX 411 612 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

241100 561200

Latitude

54.92008380749164

Longitude

-4.479610960729859

Nearby places

St Ninian's Well, Penninghame (1.28 miles)

St Ninian's Creek, Penninghame (1.45 miles)

St Ninian's Bridge, Wigtown (2.36 miles)

St Ninian's Well, Wigtown (2.36 miles)

Minnigaff, parish KCB (3.29 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

In 1684 it was recorded that, 'There is at present a Bell at the Church of Penigham with this Inscription in Saxon letters - Campana Sancti Niniani de Penygham M. dedicat as it seems to Saint Ninian in the thousand year after the birth of Christ'.

Parish details

Penninghame

Parish TLA

PEH

County

Wigtownshire

Medieval diocese

Galloway

Parish notes

Half the fruits of this church were united to the archdeaconry of Galloway in 1410, and shortly afterwards, after much litigation, all the fruits were thus united. CSSR ii, 68 etc.. See Cowan 1967, 163 for details and more references.